1st Post Due by Day 3. Equal Access to Healthcare. This discussion presents the opportunity for you to address the inequality of access to healthcare in the United States using moral and ethical reasoning. There is overwhelming evidence that social inequalities affect health outcomes. Many argue that lack of health care access related to poverty is a human rights concern in the United States and that should be subject to public and social justice inquiry. As such, the Affordable Care Act was implemented to promote health equity. Prepare and post a response to the following prompt: From the viewpoint of a social justice activist, present an argument to a Congressional committee as to the ethical and moral reasons for supporting the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Through research, anticipate an item of debate that will be offered to you by the panel and use at least one ethical theory or perspective from the text to support your evidence of moral imperative. Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly sources, and properly cite any references in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7.
The first post must be submitted by Day 3 to ensure equal access to healthcare. This conversation provides you with the opportunity to use moral and ethical reasoning to address the disparities in access to healthcare in the United States. There is a mountain of evidence indicating social inequalities have an impact on health outcomes. Many claim that a lack of health care access due to poverty is a human rights issue in the United States that should be investigated by the public and social justice organizations. As a result, the Affordable Care Act was enacted in order to improve health fairness. Prepare a response to the following prompt and upload it: Present an argument to a Congressional committee about the ethical and moral reasons for supporting the implementation of the Affordable Care Act from the perspective of a social justice activist.